New $4.00 thrift store light fixture in the kitchen (Kitchen Makeover)

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Next step in the kitchen makeover was doing something about that not very pretty fluorescent light!  If you have missed the previous kitchen makeover posts you can check out the before pictures here (oh, those wood edged laminate countertops – so glad those are gone!), picking out and ordering new laminate countertops from Home Depot, 10+ beautiful […]

New headboard for the guest bedroom

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So remember this metal headboard I bought at my parking lot yard sale few weeks ago?  I paid $20 for it plus he threw in bed rails too. Turns out it is from Wal-mart and is $49.84 on their site and doesn’t come with rails – so I think I got a pretty good deal! […]

Sprucing up the outdoors for Spring with spray paint

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With the arrival of spring, out comes the gardening gloves and shovels, the rake and broom, the pressure washer, and yes… the spray paint! We finally had some days without rain last week and I pretty much emptied my whole front porch onto the driveway and got to refreshing it all with some spray paint.  […]

$2.00 yard sale candlesticks makeover

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Remember those candlesticks I picked up a few weeks back at a yard sale for $2.00?  I finally got them painted and redone.  This is what I was starting with… wood multi-colored candlesticks First I spray painted them with Rustoleum gloss white spray paint. But I was wanting them to have more of a weathered/antiqued […]

Yard sale basket spray paint makeover

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I hope you enjoyed mantel week last week!  While I was busy posting those posts last week, I was also busy doing some purging/organizing/rearranging and some projects.  So you will see some of those things pop up on the blog in the next few weeks. Today I have a simple spray paint makeover project to […]

Fix your faded chair cushions with spray paint (update)

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Last summer I published a post called “Faded chair cushions refreshed with spray paint.” I started with these chair cushion on a set of BHG outdoor furniture that I got on clearance a few years back and that we enjoy on our back deck.  The resin/wicker furniture has held up great but after 2-3 years, […]